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Baptists, Walmart criticize Mississippi rebel-themed flag

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) The Confederate-themed Mississippi flag draws criticism from two major forces in a culturally conservative state. Walmart says it will no longer display the state flag as it includes the Battle of the Confederate emblem. The Mississippi Baptist Convention calls on lawmakers to remove the Confederate symbol from the flag as many people are injured and ashamed of it. The governing body of university athletics and other influential groups are calling on Mississippi to change its flag. Republican Governor Tate Reeves says that if the flag is going to be redesigned, it should be done in statewide elections.


Mississippi Reports Largest Daily Increase in COVID Cases

Mississippi saw its largest single-day increase in coronavirus cases on Tuesday with 611 new cases. Public health official Thomas Dobbs said he was not at all surprised and expressed concern for the future. He said the increase was due to asymptomatic people between the ages of 18 and 23. Meanwhile, the Mississippi Senate is working to limit lawsuits from customers who say they’ve been exposed to the new coronavirus in businesses or medical offices. Senate Bill 3049 would protect companies from COVID-19-related lawsuits if they made a good faith effort to follow public health guidelines. A business owner could still be prosecuted for acting maliciously or willfully.


Mississippi GOP runoff appears to attract few voters

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) Election officials say voter turnout appears to be low for a second Republican congressional round. The winner will face Democratic Representative Bennie Thompson in November. The Republican runoff is between Thomas Carey, a retired real estate agent, and Brian Flowers, who works at the Grand Gulf nuclear power plant. Thompson is the oldest member of the current Mississippi Congress delegation. In a non-partisan special election Tuesday in Jones and Jasper counties to fill a seat in the State House, Robin Robinson defeated Michael Walker. A third candidate appeared on the ballot but gave up.


Mississippi bill would ban abortion for race, sex and genetics

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) Mississippi Republican Governor Tate Reeves is expected to sign a bill that would ban abortion because of the race, gender, or genetic defects in a fetus. He could set up another trial by abortion groups in a state that already has some of the toughest laws in the United States. The House of Representatives voted on Tuesday to pass the final bill. , which was approved by the Senate last week. Supporters say the bill would prevent abortion for Down syndrome or other conditions. Opponents say it would interfere with private medical decisions in a state with an abortion clinic.


Dead Zone Task Force Says Receives $ 840,000 From EPA

NEW ORLEANS (AP) Federal Government Gives $ 840,000 To 12 States In A Task Force Created To Find Ways To Reduce The Size Of The Oxygen-Free Dead Zone That Forms Off Louisiana Each Year spreads in Texas waters. Although the Gulf of Mexico Hypoxia Task Force was established in the fall of 1997, the area where there is too little oxygen to maintain marine life has remained about the same. Hurricane Barry reduced last year’s hypoxic zone, but it was still the eighth largest record. The record was set in 2017. The main cause is pollution from agricultural and urban runoff.


Latest: Kenya’s Democratic Senate is too early to call

WASHINGTON (AP) The primary of the Democratic Senate in Kentucky is too early to call. Tuesday night, Amy McGrath won about 45% of the vote, Charles Booker holding about 36% of the vote. The Senate race is one of dozens of races in the state in which the Associated Press did not declare a winner on Tuesday. The coronavirus pandemic has resulted in a huge increase in the number of electors voting by mail and counties have been unable to process and count these ballots on election night. Many counties, including Jefferson, the largest of the states, reported no results on Tuesday. The state does not plan to release additional results until June 30.

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